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Power System Analysis and Design, 7th Edition

Author(s): Adam Birchfield, J. Duncan Glover, Mulukutla S. Sarma, Thomas Overbye

ISBN: 9789360530075

Edition: 7th

© Year : 2023


Binding: Paperback

Pages: 880

Trim Size : 241 x 181 mm

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The latest updates throughout this new edition reflect the most recent trends in the field as the authors highlight key physical concepts with clear explanations of important mathematical techniques. New co-author Adam Birchfield joins this prominent author team with fresh insights into the latest technological advancements. New learning objectives and helpful case study summaries help focus your learning, while the updated PowerWorld® Simulation works seamlessly with this edition's content to provide hands-on design experience. WebAssign for Glover/Overbye/Sarma's Power System Analysis and Design, 7th Edition, helps you prepare for class with confidence.

  • Award-winning engineer, educator, researcher and co-author, Dr. Adam Birchfield brings fresh insights to this edition's discussions of the latest technological advancements in power systems.
  • The authors highlight contemporary, practical applications with discussions that focus on the most recent, emerging technologies including renewable energy sources, HVDC transmission, energy storage and eco-gas switchgear.
  • Powerworld® simulation is seamlessly integrated throughout this edition.
  • Engaging summaries of case studies at the beginning of this edition's chapters bring principles to life for students and clearly demonstrate real-world applications for the material covered within the chapter.
  • New objective-type questions further check students' comprehension before they advance.
  • The new learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter guide readers to the most important chapter content and provide a roadmap for focused learning and review.

1 Introduction

2 Fundamentals

3 Power Transformers

4 Transmission Line Parameters

5 Transmission Lines: Steady-State Operation

6 Power Flows

7 Power System Economics and Optimization

8 Symmetrical Faults

9 Symmetrical Components

10 Unsymmetrical Faults

11 System Protection

12 Power System Stability

13 Power System Controls

14 Transmission Lines: Transient Operation

15 Power Distribution

Adam Birchfield

Dr. Adam B. Birchfield serves as assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.


J. Duncan Glover

Dr. J. Duncan Glover is president and principal engineer at Failure Electrical, LLC.


Mulukutla S. Sarma

Dr. Sarma is a life-fellow of IEEE (U.S.A), a fellow of IEEE (U.K.) and IEEE (India), a reviewer of several IEEE Transactions, a member of the IEEE Rotating Machinery Committee and a member of several other professional societies.


Thomas Overbye

He is the primary developer of the PowerWorld® Simulator computer package and is a founder of PowerWorld Corporation.